On Aug. 5 the Sammamish Police and Issaquah Police departments will each host annual National Night Out events.
The kids wait anxiously and excitedly off to the side. In just a moment, they will take the stage — to sing, to dance, to become their character. Lines and dance moves tumble through their minds. And then, it is time. Time for the past three weeks of camp to come to fruition.
Closures of Interstate 90 across Lake Washington for Blue Angels’ practice and performances will begin Thursday and last through Sunday, state Department of Transportation officials reported.
“On your mark, get set, GO!”
Two soapbox derby cars tore down Second Avenue, near Issaquah’s City Hall. The speedometer beneath the speed limit sign displayed their growing pace – 13, 14, 15 miles per hour. As they soared over the finish line, supplied by the crosswalk at Bush St., the crowd whooped in celebration. But despite the audience’s enthusiasm, nobody cared about who won.
The students worked rapidly, all sporting plastic lab goggles and adjusting cornflower blue safety gloves. Many transferred liquid with pipettes, while others labeled Petri dishes. At the end of the lab, where they were to perform a bacterial transformation, they cleaned up their messes and went to lunch.
After days of number crunching and belt tightening brought on by requests for a smaller budget from several of its constituent cities, Eastside Fire & Rescue brought forth a new budget last week.
The Issaquah History Museums will host its third annual train show from 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. tomorrow, July 26, at the Issaquah Depot, 50 Rainier Blvd. N. Model trains will be on display and in motion.
Overlake Medial Center, Evergreen Healthcare, Snoqualmie Valley Hospital and Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, recently filed a joint petition for reconsideration in the ongoing disagreement over a certificate of need issued to Swedish Medical Center for a new hospital in Issaquah.
A total loss of $200 was estimated after a burglary was reported at 3:12 p.m. on July 20 in the 800 block of Front Street. There was damage to a door jamb, a broken window and six light bulbs.
When a husband and wife in the 3400 block of East Lake Sammamish Shore Lane Northeast heard noises in their home early on the morning of July 10, they thought it might be their grown son. But when they walked into the other room, they saw a teenage boy they didn’t recognize.
The City Council chambers were filled with people — and confusion — on Monday night.
Dozens turned out for a public hearing on the closure of a portion of Federal Drive but many, if not most, of the citizens seemed confused about the actual plans for the Issaquah Highlands street.
When a potentially injured bear was reported near the Klahanie Shopping Center in Issaquah recently, Fish and Wildlife officers responded within about 10 minutes.
A short 15 minutes after arriving, Officer Bruce Richards was able to give the all-clear. The bear had been in the greenbelt not far from the stores and daycare, but was no longer in the immediate area.